RCC Stakeholder Forum and Comments

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RCC Stakeholder Forum and Comments

on November 9th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to attend a meeting of the U.S.- Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council’s 2018 Stakeholder Forum on December 4-5 in Washington, D.C. The stakeholder forum will bring together senior regulatory officials, industry, and other interested members of the public from both sides of the border to discuss recent…

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U.S.-Japan Trade Negotiation Comments

on November 9th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comments on a proposed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement including U.S. interests and priorities, in order to develop U.S. negotiating positions. Public comments should include information on issues including, but not limited to, the following:   General and product-specific negotiating…

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Korea MRLs

on October 23rd, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has published a SECOND draft list of temporary MRLs on October 19, 2018. Please note that this is still a draft and that MFDS is collecting comments. We expect a final list of MRLs to be published by Korea in mid-November…

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Licensing of U.S. Agricultural Shipments to Cuba

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures for exports of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in the biennial report it is required to submit to Congress under the Trade…

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Korea Temporary MRL List

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

South Korea recently released a list of temporary maximum residue limits (MRLs) that will be effective before the end of this year and maintained through the end of 2021. Please review the list of temporary MRLs and send feedback on critical missing MRLs to plantdivision@fas.usda.gov, julie.chao@fas.usda.gov, and loren.lapointe@fas.usda.gov by September…

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U.S. National Trade Estimate Report

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to participate in comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the publication of the annual National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE Report). USTR is requesting written comments to assist the in identifying significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods…

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Russia’s Implementation of its WTO Commitments

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comments from interested persons as it prepares its annual report to Congress on Russia’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession commitments. The Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will also convene a public hearing to assist the USTR in…

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China’s Compliance with WTO Commitments

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comments from interested parties as it prepares its annual report to Congress on China’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession commitments. In particular, USTR is seeking comments on commitments in the following areas: Trading rights. Import regulation…

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Codex SPS Standard-Setting Activities

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The USDA’s Office of Trade and Foreign Agriculture Affairs (TFAA) is requesting public comments on the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standard-setting activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex). TFAA seeks comments on SPS standards under consideration and recommendations for new standards. The official notice in the Federal Register can be…

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USDA AMS Grain Inspection Advisory Committee

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting on September 5-6, 2018 at AMS National Grain Center in Kansas City, Missouri to advise the AMS on the programs and services delivered under the U.S. Grain Standards Act. Recommendations by the Advisory Committee…

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